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Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> president obama is said to make some comments about his health care law at a white house youth event today. it's the second-straight day he will be talking about obama care. as abc's karen travers tells us, that's by design. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, john. good morning, diana. president obama highlighted the progress at healthcare.gov. but once again, he reminded americans that the health care law is not just a website. and he had a strong message for republicans. he said the health care law is here to stay. >> my main message today is we're not going back. after just the first month, despite all of the problems in the rollout, about 500,000 people across the country are poised to gain health care coverage threw marketplaces and medicaid beginning on january 1st. >> reporter: but the white house says the problems are almost fixed. over the next three weeks they'll make a big push to get people enrolled so they have health insurance by january 1st. john and diana? >> karen, thank you. >>> now, to a breaking story from mexico. a potential nightmare for u.s. homeland sec
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
it crashed. >>> when it comes to the obama care website, why it appears the fix is in. >>> and the demand 49 tight end vernon dave sis making following this ♪ shopping for gifts online. ♪ the perfect way to get into the spirit any time. ♪ ♪ hello target.com. ♪ that's my kind of holiday. i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. ♪ pose! yeah! ♪ flash! yeah! ♪ get the family to strike a pose, ♪ ♪ and show off your brand new clothes! ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >>> federal investigators revealed the commuter train that derailed over the weekend was traveling 82 miles per hour heading into a 30 mile-per-hour curve. the metro rail north train killed four and injured more than 70 others.
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
the crew. >>> today president obama will renew a push to tout obama care. with the website improving, the white house is reminding people why the law was passed in the first place. "the washington post" reports that one-third of people who signed up for health care plans on the federal insurance website may have errors on their application due to computer system glitches. the white house is denying that number. >>> we'll soon hear for the first time the seven emergency calls made to newtown police on the day of the sandy hook massacre. prosecutors had tried to keep the 911 tapes secret. but they were overruled in court. the judge said the recordings being released tomorrow will help the public gauge whether the police responded appropriately. >>> new, overnight, this picture taken during a rescue operation in santa ana, california. this woman became wedged in a tiny space about five feet from the ground. firefighters pulled her out with minor injuries. >>> crews in washington state hope to resume their search this morning for a mill worker missing after the collapse of a grain silo.
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 11:35pm PST
can't build a health care website. maybe they should put the nsa in charge of obama care. more than two million passwords for google, twitter, yahoo! and facebook have been posted online by what they believe to be a group of hackers. christian mingle was left unscathed. linked in passwords were also hacked. they found the most common was one, two, three, four, five, six. that is dumb. if you want to protect yourself, you have to have something harder, like one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, for instance. maybe go to eight this is the time of year when people are especially vulnerable to fraud. there is a lot of online shopping. i feel bad for all of the delivery guys. this video popped up online this is a guy who you can't see him but clearly he has had enough. and he just is tossing one -- i think that's a vacuum. one item after the other out of his truck on to the ground. santa would not be happy about this. he's got a cake. what else does he have? a guy? i didn't know you could ship people. you know, thank you. took like 11 hours. history channel is developing a new tv show
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
criticizeing president obama. mayor ford denouncing president obama's health care law telling sports radio show that the affordable care act is too expensive despite the fact that canada prides itself in a government run h care system and says as a person i like president obama. i don't like his policies. >> some parents are sounding off after a new baby bouncy seat has an ipad holder. the toy company released this video showing how it works. the toy company is selling the seat for $80 and says it offers play and learning at finger tips of the baby but some parents are disgusted. customer reviews say the contraption has to be one of the worst ideas for baby products. what do you think? you can join the conversation on facebook.com/abc. >> i could write a whole blog because i have so much to say about that but we don't have the time now. >> in a word? >> i thought you were going with the brrr word. >> that works. i put the picture of 23 degrees but can you beat that? >> i got a tweet, 20 degrees in north livermore! here is live doppler 7 hd, it is clear. it is sitting on top of
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 1:40am PST
enrollees is an unlikely set of workers benefitting from obama care. legal prostitutes in nevada. until now, nevada's prostitutes had been shunned by health insurance companies. nevada is the only state where prostitution is legal and where brothels are regulated and controlled. currently there are 19 legal brothels in nevada and they employ 500 prostitutes throughout the state of nevada. >>> president obama has also announced a new initiative in the battle against aids. the announcement made at a white house event yesterday marking world aids day. the president is redirecting $100 million into a project to find aids therapies. >>> topping the health headlines, researchers now link migraines to chemicals found in common household products. that chemical, bpa, is found in plastic ware and food packaging. it may cause a hormonal response and cause debilitating headaches. tests on rats show high levels increase sensitivity to light, sound and other migraine symptoms. researchers are calling for human studies. >>> also making health headlines this morning, dispelling the myth that you can b
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> not exactly. >> okay, josh, thanks. >>> the latest on the obama care website. white house now claims it has been fixed, working smoothly 90% of the time, but will consumers find that to be true. so much at stake for president obama and millions of americans seeking health insurance. and abc's jon karl has all of the latest from the white house. good morning, jon. >> reporter: the white house is not quite declaring mission accomplished. they say they've finally achieved their first goal, getting the website improved to the point where most people can use it to pick out health insurance. after two months of system crashes and error messages, the white house says healthcare.gov is working for the vast majority of people who try to use it. in a report filled with colorful charts and graphs. the white house uses to measure its success. some 400 software bugs and hardware problems have been fixed. the website can now handle 50,000 users at a time, 800,000 a day. it's now accessible 90% of the time, up from just 40% in october. the man in charge of the website reboot, gave his bottom
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
. did president obama deliver on his promise to bring the health care website back from the brink? the white house says as of today a lot of the tangled mess has been fixed, that 750,000 people visited the site by 5:30. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl looks at the whole picture right now. >> reporter: healthcare.gov may be working better, but dan howard of freeport, pennsylvania has been trying to enroll for two months and is still out of luck. >> i can log on and amazingly i can log on darn quick, but whenever i finish my actual log-in it says i can't go any further because i'm not verified that i'm me. >> reporter: he received a cancellation notice from his insurance company back in september. now howard is worried he's running out of time to get a new policy. >> i had a heart attack nine years ago. i'm terrified of not having a policy on january 1st. >> reporter: others trying to log onto the website today experienced delays. the white house says it's due to a huge increase in traffic worthy of cyber monday. 375,000 visiting the website by noon today. but this ti
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
crash and found richard still alive. >>> the obama administration says its health care website is now running glitch free after undergoing aparound the clock overhaul over the weekend. the white house offered specifics today on what change to keep healthcare.gov from crashing or sending out error mess answer. technicians fixed spots. the website can now handle 50,000 users at a time. >> we've made significant progress in improving healthcare.gov. and achieving a system that runs smoothly for the vast majority of consumers. >> republicans still aren't sold. the white house says it is working to improve the site and it isn't done yet. the administration is delaying a big push to get people enrolled until it's certain the technical glitches are a thing of the past. >>> overseas for a moment. benjamin netanyahu has met with the pope for the first time ever. netanyahu and pope francis met privately at the vatican for about 25 minutes today to discuss peace talks, iran and possible visit by the pope to jerusal jerusalem. netanyahu gave pope francis a book about the spanish inquisition writt
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
away at the aim -- age of 95. >> republican to's embattled mayor is criticizing president obama. mayor ford is denowing the health care laissezzing affordable care -- saying affordable care act is too expensive in spite of california having a government-run health care system. as a person, he said, i live but i don't like his policies. >> if you are looking for a perfect gift, california officials have a suggestion, health insurance. the sack -- "sacramento bee" says "give the gift of health aimed at mothers and grandmothers would could look to buy health insurance for uninsured young adults. >> some are sounding off as a new baby bouncy seat with an ipad holder. the company released this video showing how it works. they are selling the app for $80 and says it offers play and learning at a baby's fingertips but some are disgusted. shoppers on amazon have called it "one of the worst ideas for baby products." >> amazon is widely expected to lunch a new delivery service next week for groceries. all signs point to amazon fresh becoming available on tuesday. the service lets shoppers
ABC
Dec 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
people registered for health care. >> reporter: that goal won't be reached unless the pace of enrollment increases dramatically. as president obama told abc's barbara walters, his legacy may depend on it. >> the good thing about when you're done, usually, you've got nowhere to go but up. >> reporter: the next big deadline here at the white house is december 23rd. that's when people must enroll if they want coverage by early next year. but david, one top administration official tells me tonight, "our fingers are crossed." >> fingers crossed. jeff zeleny at the white house, thank you. >>> now to the economy, and the numbers are in tonight. more than 141 million americans went shopping this thanksgiving holiday weekend. that's up 2 million from last year. and this even, many preparing for some big deals tomorrow. it is cyber monday. here's abc's business correspondent rebecca jarvis now. >> reporter: holiday shoppers flooded retail stores, chasing those holiday deals. >> i'm in! >> reporter: all told, americans will likely spend $57.4 billion over the four-day weekend. shoppers s
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:35pm PST
weird dreams. >> and president obama spoke today in defense of the affordable health care act. he said it's a disaster and he's sorry he tried. interesting fact, did, you know, the speeches he's made about affordable health care is greater than the number of people who have signed up for it? the president said despite the initial problems, it's working better now and going do continue to improve. a million people visited on monday. mostly to see if they were covered from injuries suffered at walmart on black friday. only about 50,000 people can use the site at a time. that caused problems. why only 50,000 people can use a government website without trashi trashing it, but 4 million people can watch a kitten try to get its head out of a bag, no problem. some people got through the process only to discover they had inadvertently joined the navy. they ship out next week. elsewhere -- according to washington post, this congress, our 113th congress is on its way to becoming the least productive congress in modern history. or if you're a glass half full kind of person like i am, the number o
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
president obama is launching a new campaign today, trying to sell the benefits of his new health care law. it comes just a day after a surge in new visitors to the healthcare.gov website. but problems with the site still remain. and a new poll finds that one-third of younger americans don't even know about the law. >>> and new details about that deadly train derailment here in new york on sunday. sources say it was likely caused by human error. the train was traveling some 82 miles per hour in a 30-mile-per-hour zone. the engineer's cell phone is now being analyzed to determine if he was, in fact, distracted at the time of the trash. drug and alcohol testing has not yet been completed, as well. >>> and a new report card shows that american teens are falling further behind in math. u.s. tenth graders now rank 30th in the world. yes, trailing 29 other countries, in standardized testing. they scored about the same as they did four years ago. more students from other countries improved their scores. >>> and just as the holiday season kicks into very high gear, a serious problem for the na
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
. >> keep your burgers keep your fries. >> all: make our wages supersize. >> reporter: president obama capitalizing on the sentiment. and changing the subject from health care. >> we know that people's frustrations run deeper than the most recent political battles. >> reporter: saying income inequality is one of the nation's greatest threats. >> it's rooted in the nagging sense that no matter how hard they work, the deck is stacked against them. >> reporter: as the economy rebounds -- >> last month, 203,000 new jobs were created. >> reporter: -- fears still run deep. more than 6 in 10 workers fear for losing their jobs. an have been left out of the rekoifrry. ricky grimes is a trash collector in rural virginia. >> i'm still making the same paycheck i made when i was 19 years old and i'm getting ready to be 34. and everything in the world has went up in price, but my pay stays the same. >> reporter: how much government can or should help the grimes family and others is at the heart of budget talks. from deep pro posed food stamp cuts in 2 farm bill to extending unemployment benefits exp
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 1:40am PST
well. we see former secretary of state clinton with aberdeen there, and chelsea clinton. >> obama always very conscious, as you say, of appearing contained and being careful about showing anger in public. >> absolutely. >> there are a variety of reasons. i think the natural hawaii-bred cool is there. but he's conscious of the fact that he doesn't upon to be perceived -- doesn't want to be perceived as another angry black man. he didn't want to be, if you will, couched in those terms. he didn't want it used against him. you flew off the handle, you got too emotional. he wanted to contain himself and wanted to exist within his own framework so he could get the best benefit of his public activity. >> president obama. let's go back to the stadium. ♪ ♪ sn sn ♪ we pray for africa god the father's love ♪ ♪ can reach down and bless our hearts ♪ ♪ from his love ♪ and live by grace completely ♪ ♪ living free in africa to the loving god ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ god bless africa ♪ >> the world has gathered in johannesburg to celebrate nelson mandela. we are waiting. president oba
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
minimum wage? join the debate at wnnfans.com. >>> president obama appears to be losing support from voters who at first backed his health care reform law. his approval rating among voters under the age of 29, the so-called millennials, has dropped 11 points since april. 57% of the younger voters say they disapprove of the president's signature law. >>> major malfunction on the bay area rapid transit system sent nine people to the hospital. b.a.r.t. said one emergency brake spontaneously engaged in the morning rush stranding hundreds of passengers in the tunnel for an hour. witnesses say the cars filled up with smoky, noxious fumes later identified as brake dust. >>> autopsy results show actor paul walker died from the combined effect of the car crash and subsequent fire and word this morning from universal pictures it shut down production indefinitely on "fast and furious 7." the latest installment had begun shooting in september but was far from complete. >>> millions of americans are shivering as the cold snap spreads to the south. the extreme cold has shut down schools, businesse
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